Marking a partial breakthrough in the crisis crippling the Venice Film Festival, respected exec Davide Croff was confirmed Thursday as head of the Venice Biennale, the event's parent organization.
"Law & Order" will preem on Universal Studios Networks' German digital channel 13th Street in March with the help of Michel Friedman, the controversial TV talkmeister and Jewish leader disgraced last…
Bankrupt German mogul Leo Kirch filed a lawsuit against Liberty Media and Deutsche Bank in New York on Wednesday, accusing them of conspiring to destroy his vast media empire.
Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution has promoted Simon Kenny to exec VP, Europe, and Jose "Pepe" Abad to the new position of senior veep, Southern Europe, it was announced Thursday by WB Intl. TV…
Film production levels rose in Spain in 2003 with 126 locally produced films released, up from 2002's 114 pics, according to a study presented Thursday by Spain's Academy of the Motion Pictures Arts…
Nancy Meyers' comedy "Something's Gotta Give" has been added to the strong lineup of U.S. movies at the Berlin Intl. Film Festival, screening out of competition in the fest's main section.
Chinese broadcasters' plans to go digital have suffered a setback, as new figures show digital cable ended 2003 with just 201,000 subscribers, way behind the 1 million target.
MTV Brasil, the Portuguese-language arm of the international music feevee, will start to produce feature films for theatrical release next year, said the net's general director Andre Mantovani.
The National Theater once again dominated the 2004 Laurence Olivier Award nominations, honoring the finest in London theater, opera, and dance during 2003. The South Bank complex garnered 20 noms…
Hector Babenco's prison drama "Carandiru," Brazil's submission for foreign-language Oscar, will kick off the Mar del Plata Intl. Film Festival.